About Tim Meadows
One of the longest-running cast members in the 41-year history of “Saturday Night Live,” versatile comedian Tim Meadows crafted some of the series’ most memorable characters during his 10 years on the popular late night show. Such characters included Leon Phelps, The Ladies Man and Lionel Osbourne, host of the fictional public affairs show, “Perspectives,” as well as uncanny impressions of OJ Simpson, Ike Turner and Sammy Davis Jr.
Meadows has been featured as Leon Phelps in “The Ladies Man”, the school principal in the hit comedy film “Mean Girls” and co-starred with Adam Sandler and Chris Rock in the blockbuster comedies “Grown Ups” and “Grown Ups 2.” Most recently, Tim co-starred with Andy Samberg in “Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping” for Universal Pictures and can currently be seen in the new Fox hybrid live-action/animated comedy from Chris Miller and Phil Lord, “Son of Zorn,” alongside fellow “Saturday Night Live” alum Jason Sudeikis. Tim is a frequent recur on ABC’S hit comedy series “The Goldbergs.”
Born in Highland Park, Michigan and raised in Detroit, Meadows studied television and radio broadcasting at Wayne State University before performing improvisational comedy at the Soup Kitchen Saloon. In 1985, Meadows relocated to Chicago, where he first joined Improv-Olympic and then the legendary comedy troupe Second City. During his three years at Second City, he wrote and starred in productions of “The Gods Must Be Lazy,” with Chris Farley; “It Was Thirty Years Ago Today”; and “Flag Smoking Permitted in Lobby Only,” gaining a loyal following with his sharp comedic talent. In 1991, Meadows achieved the dreams of comics nationwide when producer Lorne Michaels asked him to join “Saturday NightLive” as a featured player.
Don’t miss the insanely hilarious and talented Tim Meadows at The Plaza on January 9th, 10th & 11th.
- The BEST stand-up Comedy Downtown!
- Located in the iconic Plaza Showroom
- Tickets starting at just $25.00
- VIP seating available
- Must be 21 years or older